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Inspiring Gardens to Visit

Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden
203-266-7596
www.ci.bethlehem.ct.us/bellamy_ferriday.html

Berkshire Botanical Garden
Stockbridge, MA
14 display gardens
413-298-3926
www.berkshirebotanical.org

Brooklyn Botanical Garden
www.bbg.org

Central Park Conservatory Gardens
Lovely 5 acre garden at the North end of Central Park.
www.centralparknyc.org

Chanticleer
Wayne, PA
35 acre former estate, a magical garden to visit
www.chanticleergarden.org

Chesterwood Estate & Museum
Stockbridge, MA
Home of Daniel Chester French, sculptor & landscape designer
www.chesterwood.org

Cricket Hill Garden Peony Festival
Thomaston, CT
www.treepeony.com

Dumbarton Oaks
Washington, DC
10 years in the making, designed by Beatrix Farrand
www.doaks.org/gardens

Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT
America’s oldest rose garden
www.elizabethpark.org

Florence Griswold Museum & Garden
Old Lyme, CT
www.florencegriswoldmuseum.org

Hildene
Manchester, VT
Home of Abraham Lincoln’s descendants
www.hildene.org

Hillstead Museum
Farmington, CT
Garden designed by American Landscape Architect Beatrix Jones Farrand in 1920. Extensive perennial and annual borders surrounded by the original stone wall. Host to Summer Poetry readings.
www.hillstead.org

Innisfree Garden
Millbrook, NY
150 acre garden incorporating the ancient art of Chinese landscape design.
www.innisfreegarden.com

Longwood Gardens
610 Kennett Square, PA
America’s premier garden to visit
www.longwoodgardens.org

New England Wildflower Society
www.newenglandwild.org

Naumkeag
Stockbridge, MA
Exquisite garden of Mabel Choate—designed by Fletcher Steele from 1926-1956
www.thetrustees.org

The New York Botanical Garden
Bronx, NY
www.nybg.org

Old Westbury Gardens
North Shore of Long Island, New York
200 acres of formal and woodland gardens
www.oldwestburygardens.org

Open Days Program
Garden tours throughout the US
www.gardenconservancy.org

Secret Garden Tour
Newport, RI
www.secretgardentours.org

Shelburne Farms
Shelburne, VT
National Historic landmark—1,400 acre working farm with beautiful perennial gardens
802-985-8498
www.shelburnefarms.org

Stonecrop Gardens
Cold Spring, NY
12 acres of gardens, conservatory and plant sales
www.stonecrop.org

Wave Hill
Riverdale, NY
www.wavehill.org